The exhibition consists of approximately 25 new prints that are reflective of each photographer’s distinctive aesthetic:
from William Eggleston’s iconic Americana; William Eggleston is one of the most influential photographers in the history of the medium. His exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in 1976 is credited with making color photography a legitimate artistic medium. Over the course of his career, he has been the subject of dozens of books, museum exhibitions, and documentary films.
Stephen Shore’s intensive snapshot documentation; Stephen Shore began his career as a teenager, shooting photographs of Andy Warhol’s famous studio The Factory. At age 24, Shore become only the second photographer to have a solo exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Throughout his numerous books and exhibitions, Shore has referenced popular photography, and he has been highly influential in introducing snapshot photography to galleries and museums.
Nan Goldin’s poetic self-reflection; Nan Goldin is one of the most influential female photographers working today, and in 2002 The New York Times described her pictures “as influential as any in the last twenty years” for their influence on fashion and fine art. She has been the subject of numerous (sometimes controversial) museum exhibitions around the world and was the subject of the fictional film High Art. She divides her time between New York and Paris.
Martin Parr’s whimsical observations of contemporary living; British photographer Martin Parr is represented by the highly prestigious Magnum documentary photography agency. Parr’s brightly colored work references consumer culture, with a particular interest in travel postcards and snapshots. In addition to his numerous books and exhibitions, Parr has shot commercially for clients ranging from Urban Outfitters to Luis Vuitton.Terry Richardson’s stark, blunt simplicity;Terry Richardson is one of the most successful and controversial photographers in the fashion industry. His work has been collected in numerous books, including Terryworld by Taschen. He has shot advertising campaigns for clients such as Yves Saint Laurent, Tom Ford, ALDO, and Sisley. He frequently photographs celebrities ranging from Lindsey Lohan to President Barack Obama for magazine editorials.
and Ryan McGinley’s images of youth and beauty; In 2003, at age 25, Ryan McGinley became the youngest photographer ever exhibited at the Whitney Museum of Art in New York. McGinley was already seen as the most prominent figure in a generation of New York artists influenced by skateboarding, graffiti and street culture. In the years since, McGinley has become one of the most popular and acclaimed photographers in fashion and fine art. A career retrospective, Ryan McGinley, was published by Rizzoli International this summer.
This exhibition will last till 12th of November 2012 at Corso Como 10 and it is curated by Ken Miller.
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